Detroit Man Accused of Donning Blonde Wig, Kidnapping Ex After She Finished Nursing Shift Now Charged With Murder: Cops

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Source: Detroit Police Department

Jun. 1 2023, Published 2:45 p.m. ET

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A Michigan man has been arrested and now faces multiple charges in connection with a nurse who was allegedly kidnapped and murdered after finishing her overnight shift, according to authorities.

Around 7:40 a.m. on May 13, Patrice Wilson, 29, was abducted while getting into her vehicle at Detroit Receiving Hospital, WKBD-TV reported.

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Police believe Jamere Miller, 36, forced Wilson into his black 2020 Lincoln Nautilus, CBS News reported.

Officers said Miller was seen wearing a blonde wig during the incident.

On May 14, officials announced Wilson’s body was found inside the back of her car. She suffered fatal gunshot wounds.

Detroit Police Chief James White noted several search warrants were executed and the suspect negotiated his surrender around 2:15 p.m. the same day.

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White confirmed that Miller and Wilson had previously been in a relationship but it had recently ended. He added that Miller has a history of domestic violence and is a “very violent person,” WDIV-TV reported.

Wilson’s mother spoke with the station and claimed the victim was “trying to get away from him” and “knew he was toxic to her.”


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Police also confirmed that Miller had been in a relationship with Bianca Green, a pregnant woman who went missing more than a decade ago, WKBD-TV reported.

Brian Taylor, Director of Communications at Tenet Healthcare, said, “Patrice was not just a co-worker but a loving friend to many at the DMC.”

Miller was charged with first-degree murder, felony murder, carjacking, armed robbery, felon in possession of a firearm, and five counts of felony firearm and arraigned on June 1, WDIV reported.


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